chikurubi maximum.jpgThe Zambia Prison Services Commissioner, Percy Kangwa Chatu, who is in the country for a five day official visit, says Zimbabwe Prison Services provides friendly conditions which are suitable for rehabilitation of inmates.

In an interview with ZBC News after touring Chikurubi Maximum Prison, Commissioner Chatu said despite economic hardships that the country is facing, Zimbabwe is offering one of the best correctional services in the region.

He said the rehabilitation programmes offered to inmates will go a long way in transforming the prisoners into law abiding citizens.

He said his visit to Zimbabwe is to share ideas on the best possible ways of rehabilitating criminals, saying the SADC region is focusing on synchronising correctional services.

Commissioner Chatu visited most of the sections at the Chikurubi Maximum Prison which include the D class, where serious criminals are kept, as well as the hospital, among other sections.